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Dec 29, 2012 2:00pm PST
spent her final hours at a hospital in singapore. she suffered from severe organ failure as a result of her terrible injuries. >> her family is shattered by this development. at the same time, they realized it the best medical attention was provided to hurt and in the and it was the scale of the injuries that was too much. >> her body is being flown back from singapore for last rites as india which for the arrival of the victim. many are coming to terms with the ordeal. the victim and her friends were on a boss. she was severely beaten with an iron rod and gang-raped almost an hour before being thrown from the moving vehicle. the police have charged six people with her murder. >> why do people feel so strongly they are prepared to defy the government orders and protests in the streets? >> the protests started tuesday, after the attack, when she was a hospital in critical condition. they gained momentum at this point. during this point is when the government was forced to look at the issue, forced to actually have a good look at what is happening in india with regards to violence agai
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Dec 16, 2012 4:00pm PST
♪ >> a bomb threat at a u.s. church just hours before president obama joins mourners in connecticut. ♪ the church was evacuated as heavily armed security forces moved in. hello, there. coming up -- the french foreign minister calls time on the syrian president. outside damascus, french forces killed 25 people in a palestinian territory. the japanese conservative party crushed its components. the website that reveals how heavily london was bombed in world war ii. hello, there, thank you for joining us. heavily armed police have evacuate a church where mourners had gathered in the wake of u.s. school shootings. they searched the house next door after receiving a bomb threat. president barack obama is preparing to travel to a new town to console the grieving relatives of the 27 victims. joan is live for us in new town. what do we know about this threat that the >> i am not sure that i would make that much of it. i am afraid to say that bomb threats are a way of life in this country. when there is a major national story, people take it upon themselves to do this kind of thing. nonethe
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Dec 28, 2012 5:30am PST
understanding is they were presenting people from coming because one of the speakers at the rally called on the government to stop preventing people joining because the organizers here believe that this project not only -- sunni claims of discrimination and marginal was asian. they say the issue is wider and it involves also shiites and also kurds. so i think the crowd is very significant. >> you will be following those events for us. thank you perry -- thank you. diplomatic efforts to end the fighting in syria appear to be regaining momentum very russia, one of the few major powers to maintain links with the syrian regime has sent invitation for talks to the head of the opposition syrian national coalition. the russian foreign minister sergei lavrov says he believes the transitional governments with assad still in power for a time must be put in place. he said both sides must agree to a peace plan to avoid for the chaos. >> we are against any interference from outside parties, outside countries in syria. we have an understanding that we need a ceasefire in order to save the lives of citize
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Dec 16, 2012 2:00pm PST
for joining us. heavily-armed police have evacuated a church where mourners had gathered in at the wake of the u.s. school shooting. president barack obama is preparing to travel to midtown -- to newtown to console the families of the victims that include 20 children. john, what do we actually know right now about this threat? >> i am not sure that i would make all that much of it. i am afraid to say that bomb threats are a way of life in this country when there is a major and national story on. people tend to take it upon themselves to do this kind of thing. nonetheless, this is the catholic church behind me and there was a service going on on sunday morning when the world's media count out outside, including al jazeera english, so people running out looking quite frightened. we're told there was a bomb threat. we have pictures of this. you can see from these pictures the police and military turning up in serious-looking vehicles and sealing off the church and they are still presently conducting a search. they also searched a school situated near by the church building. no word wh
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Dec 26, 2012 7:00pm PST
. >> the opposition is reporting shelling across the country. they claim at least 20 people have been killed, eight of them children. >> these are the bodies of civilians that activists say are the victims of government shelling. the videos that show heavy fighting in several areas. incensed fighting continues. mortar shells and similar schelling's ha. -- shellings take place. the government enjoys air superiority and is using it without reserve. but these rebel fighters are already getting ready for a full series. they are training for the creation of a future syrian army. >> after liberating several areas, our thinking is that it shifted the for the syrian national army. our main goal is to topple the regime of, but we need to find an alternative to a takeover. >> organized and eager. they have inherited a lot. >> thousands of people have taken to the streets for the third time this week, protesting a number of arrests, targeting city officials. >> thousands have taken -- the ministers bodyguards are arrested, accusing the government of being sectarian. >> this crowd is not politica
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Dec 30, 2012 4:00pm PST
. >> there is a basic fairness at stake in this whole thing that the american people understand and they listened to an entire year's debate about it. they made a clear decision about the approach they prefer, which say balanced, responsible package. they rejected the notion that the economy grows best from the top down. they believe the economy grows best from the middle class out and at a certain point, you know, it is very important for republicans in congress to be willing to say we understand we're not going to get 100%, we are willing to compromise. >> if a deal can get through the democratically controlled senate it will put pressure on the republican-cro -- controlled house to vote it through as well. >> i do understand the politics. the president won. he ran on raising rates and he's going to get a rate increase. >> the hope is that the bill can be presented to the house by late sunday or monday. >> what's the latest word that you are hearing, john, from inside the u.s. senate? those top-level negotiations taking place right now? >> well, the news is not good, fegicity. we are t
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Dec 19, 2012 5:30am PST
lives at risk and in fact, polio workers have been threatened in the past, why weren't they given adequate protection? >> the government of pakistan is organizing these campaigns with support of the world health organization, unicef, international partners. we do our very best to protect all polio workers in pakistan. but you know, this is a huge country and the government of pakistan is of course organizing these campaigns. >> but this is a campaign backed by the united nations and the world health organization. why isn't the world health organization involved more and the protection of these people? >> we are involved as much as we can, of course. we have a security system within who to protect people who are actually working in the polio program, including the polio vaccination. a huge program, affecting all parts of pakistan and the ownership of the programs, of course, given to the program. it is a collective responsibility for all of us. this has been isolated. it had never actually attained the problem we have seen at this stage. it is a completely new development. >> does
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Dec 23, 2012 4:00pm PST
central syria. dozens of people are reported to have died when the bakery they were queuing at was destroyed. the un envoy arrived in syria for more talks. we have this. >> panic, chaos, anger. this is the aftermath of what the opposition says was an air strike carried out by a syrian fighter jet. those killed and wounded were queueing outside a bakery. only five days ago, this area was under the control of government forces. the rebels recently opened a new battle for this section of central syria. the state still has superior firepower to the strike back. the government says it is willing to engage in dialogue, but the other side is not. >> i have general advice. time is getting short. hurry and move toward us. these military efforts to topple the government are not getting rid of the president or occupying the capitol. >> defiant words and defiant actions on the ground. but the opposition believes the government has been weakened and is looking for a deal to stay in power. un and arab league special envoy lakhdar brahimi is in damascus to find a settlement to this work, but it i
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Dec 23, 2012 5:30am PST
europe. play an active role in it. all of the points he was making almost directed at soviet gross tony who has said he will run for prime minister and has criticized the work of mario monti in the last few months. mario monti was talking about silvio berlusconi's ideas. it would be wonderful if the things could be scrapped. he has come out with popular statements that we will scrap what monti has done. monti has said it is not possible because italy needs the money. he is laying out an agenda. he was still doing it and will live. they are things he hopes will take place next february. we do not know what party will play in the government. he has not announced who will run as. mr.. will he play any part in the next government? will he allow them to use his name? we do not know yet. we will listen. >> the vote is over but not the controversy. the muslim brotherhood says the people who voted in favor of the new constitution. official results will not be known until a released monday. the draft constitution would represent a significant political -- tryout -- triumph for morsi. >> thi
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Dec 17, 2012 5:30am PST
detonated a vehicle at the gates of the compound of a foreign contracting company. the explosion was felt two kilometers away rattling windows in the city center. at least two people killed in that explosion and dozens of casualties. among them afghans, american citizens and south african citizens. >> a car bomb has wounded several others. it exploded at a market outside a local office and it comes after security forces foiled an attack by the pakistan taliban. >> the island of fiji is being hit by its big cyclone in 20 years. tourists have been evacuated and thousands of people are seeking refuge. power is out and flights in and out have been canceled. >> fiji is used to storms, but rarely this. cyclone evan, fresh from a destructive path across some of came north and west. this is where 20,000 people live, some of them recklessly. >> we are very strong. >> wind of more than 200 kilometers an hour smashing through the island in lifting routes. among those hunkering down arcturus. in fiji for a sunny break. >> seek a higher place. everyone is moving. >> at least 3000 people are seeki
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Dec 27, 2012 5:30am PST
hours at the end of a trip to syria. he met with representative poe representatives from both sides. >> some have come here to market a russian-american project. i wish there was a russian- american project. hence, i did not come here to market it. >> the syrian government delegation led by the country's deputy foreign minister has been in russia for talks. he was reportedly sent to moscow by bashar al-assad. . expect an announcement on the outcome of those talks later on a thursday. this activity a shows police shelling in the tone of rastan, an important town for the rebels, who have a large presence there. there's been your children being killed on the internet. a warning, the report begins with a disturbing pictures. >> these are the bodies of civilians who civilian activists say are the victims of government shelling in the northern province. other videos show heavy fighting in several areas. government tanks on the outskirts of homs, where intense fighting continues. smoke rising. the government still enjoys superiority and is using it without preserve -- reserve. but these re
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Dec 23, 2012 2:00pm PST
said to have died at the bakery was hit by a government air strike. this is as they arrived in damascus for more talks aimed at ending the violence. >> panic, chaos, anger. this is the aftermath of what the opposition says was an air strike carried out by a syrian fighter jet. the observatory for human rights says those killed and wounded were queueing outside a bakery. only five days ago it was under the control of government forces. in the rebels recently opened a new battlefront and this region of hama. territorial gains mean little when the states still have superior firepower to strike back. the information minister said the government is willing to engage a in dialogue but the other side is not. >> i have a general advice to those powers that reject. time is getting short. curry and move on to work on a political -- hurried to move on to work on a political solution. this is my advice. >> defiant words and defined actions on the ground. the opposition believes the government has been weakened and is looking for a deal to stay in power. brahimi is in damascus to find a pol
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Dec 19, 2012 7:00pm PST
they had no intelligence predicting an imminent attack. the investigation found several officials at fault. >> we did conclude that certain state department bureau-level senior officials in critical positions of authority and responsibility in washington demonstrated a lack of leadership and ability appropriate for senior ranks. >> within hours of the report, three top officials, including the two most responsible for diplomatic security, resigned. the report also blamed the libyan government for a lackey response to the attack. secretary of state hillary clinton accepted the report's findings and took responsibility for them. the state department says it already acted on those findings. >> the pentagon will need to dispatch hundreds of additional marines to posts around the world, yet congress does not reinforce vulnerable facilities. >> republicans in congress charged despite the conclusions, the officials who quit were guilty of intentional effort to mislead the american public. their criticism forced susan rice, who they accused of deliberately misrepresenting the attack, to drop
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Dec 20, 2012 7:00pm PST
exercise in utility, at a time when we do not have the luxury of exercises in futility. >> president obama and senate democrats have not done much of anything. their plan b is to slow what does over the fiscal cliff. for weeks they said they would make substantial expansions on spending cuts. i did my part. they have done nothing. >> the stalemate is moving the u.s. economy towards a so-called who fiscal cliff if agreement cannot be reached. it is expected to cause the economy to shrink close to 4% of gross domestic product. some fear it will lead to a recession. many economists are calling for a long-term deal to reform the tax system. let's get more from washington. why are they even voting on this plan? >> it is about leverage. it is about blame. the republicans want to be able to say, we passed a bill that would raise taxes on millionaires to keep tax rates the same for everyone who does not make $1 million a year. it was the democrats who vetoed it. if you look at the polls, the majority say the republicans will be to blame if the country goes over the fiscal cliff. this fiscal
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Dec 21, 2012 7:00pm PST
powerful gun lobby wants armed guards at every school in the u.s. the national rifle association came a week after 20 young children and six duments were killed. >> 26 bell tolls for the moment the shooting happened a week ago. washington, d.c. protestorses toled with security outside the national rifle association event. inside two protestors disrupted proceedings twice. the n.r.a. is a powerful lobby inner the constitutional rights to bear arms. n.r.a. speakers marked the start of a serious national conversation to prevent school shootings. their main idea, more guns in schools. >> the only way -- the only way to stop a monster from killing our kids is to be personally involved and informsed in a plan of absolutely protection. the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. >> the n.r.a. is launching a national school shield program to work with schools to beef up security on sight. >> i call on congress today to act immediately to appropriate whatever is necessary to put armed police officers in every single school in this nation. >> this was less of a press
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Dec 18, 2012 7:00pm PST
to the mass killings at sandy hook. is the speculation about the mental health of the gunmen adding to the stigmatization of the mentally ill and doing little to address the root causes? that discussion on inside story, 7:30 p.m. on al-jazeera. >> more good news for the depressed greek economy. standard & poors upgraded its rating. here are the ratings levels given by standard and poor's. aaa means the country should have no problem in meeting its financial commitments. only germany and the netherlands have this rate. before the upgrade, greece's rating had fallen to selective default, which meant it failed to pay on one or more of its obligations. now it was pushed upward to b minus. this shows that greece can meet its financial commitments. i spoke to the fellow at the peterson institute for international economics. >> i think was s&p is catching up to is the improved political goodwill in the rest of the euro area towards the greek economy. yesterday, greece got 34 billion euros as a quid pro quo for having implemented a long list of reforms and fiscal austerity. s&p as saying, w
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Dec 22, 2012 2:00pm PST
. gangum style makes history. the dishes at two hours left to vote. after weeks of protest, two people have resigned. they said the central bank governor --mahmoud mekki said he was resigning. he realize politics does not suit him. this was persuaded to stay on until the referendum. it will get rid of the vice president. let's go to mike. what is the significance of this? >> if it proves correct it will be very significant indeed. this man has been the governor of egypt central bank for nine years now. only in the first year of his 04 year term. to this could have a major impact on the financial affairs. at the moment there is uncertainty about whether or not he has resigned. the prime minister's office has said he has not. we will have to clarify that in the hours to come. barry said against. egypt is facing economic uncertainty. the have come under immense pressure. there has been the issue that has been on the table for a number of months. this has been put on hold for a time. the governor of the central bank has been central. discussions have been put on hold because of what the im
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Dec 27, 2012 7:00pm PST
they hold the republicans more at fault than obama and his fellow democrats. >> earlier, i spoke to richard at campaign's for america's future that's a progressive political organization. he says it's unlikely that the u.s. will meet the deadline. >> it looks extremely unlikely at this point. they're not returning to the lower house until the day before the deadline. so chances are there won't be a deal before january 1st. but then most of the provisions of this so-calleded fiscal cliff won't have an immediate impact. several will but most will be delayed. so thile still have a chance to work in january. >> how is it going to be delayed? because delay has been something that president obama and the democrats have rejected. >> the tax laws won't have an impact on people until they start paying their taxes in earnest. the effect of that will be very mild, very slight. and some of the spending cuts, the -- the executive branch has 30 days to present its plan for putting these cuts into effect so they may not even take effect. so a number of the -- most economists agree that the impact
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Dec 30, 2012 2:00pm PST
dangerous. there are bad conditions. been at this time of year, it can be very rough. more than 20 rounds. -- drowned. taken out of the sea, freezing cold, by coast guard. but there is no answer. he seems very confused about what to do next. he knows almost nobody in the city and does not speak the language. >> yesterday and tomorrow. just in case the heels of news -- hear some news. >> there are syrian families crowded in basements. this is not what they had hoped it would be. >> they will try to keep going, no matter how ill-prepared they are to receive them. >> continuing demonstrations. and 30 years on. a murder. >> hello, again. it is just one system after another one. taking a look at the satellite picture, this is going into the eastern parts of canada. it was certainly a lot of snow. there is another weather system working its way across the rockies. there is winter weather as we go through monday. this whole system than is marking its way up towards the eastern part as we go into tuesday. there will be rain, and that would drag down temperatures. the rest is quite quiet at
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Dec 24, 2012 7:00pm PST
from a high-ground advantage at a berm near the home. he had bare indicated or set himself with the weapons to shoot the innocent responders. >> the gunman had a long criminal record, shot himself dead at the scene. the weapon he used must have been obtained illegally. >> we have to get a handle of gun control and the mental health issues. for the last 20 years, we have been turning people loose. i think we have swung too far. i think there are people that still need to be in institutions that are a danger to themselves and others. this is a classic example. >> monday is the eve of the festival of christmas and if tori has been making headlines in the u.s. the firefighters shooting comes just over a week since a gunman killed 26 people including 20 children at an elementary school in the town of newtown, connecticut. sparking a debate about whether semiautomatic guns should be banned. the n.r.a. recommended armed guards be placed in all schools. president obama has announced a task force to look into gun control in the u.s. several congress people are planning bills for the new year
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Dec 30, 2012 5:30am PST
much. brahimi, the arab league on voice as as it gets worse, they are looking at others. >> there are four million people in syria in desperate condition. 2 million displaced and another 2 million may not have left their homes and villages but they lack even the most basic necessities. they are not a number. they're human beings. men, women. there are also half a million refugees, most of them in jordan and turkey. you feel ashamed standing in front of them try to tell them is that will give hope. >> thousands fleeing are going to greece. >> the emigrants' washing ashore are now struggling with their first european winter. they are from somalia, afghanistan, increasingly syrian. all on a camp that is run by volunteers to provide food and shelter. he has just arrived from aleppo with a vague plan to find his brother in athens. >> our live was assured in syria. we cannot stay in syria. there were bombs attacking the houses. we cannot stay in syria. >> this is where many people cross over to the greek island from turkey. it is seen in the distance behind me. it is not far away, but t
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Dec 16, 2012 5:30am PST
delegates at a conference right now. >> the director of was the 1942 conference that the anc should have 1 million members. in other words, there is no member that has not paid his dues. if we say they are in good standing. the anc remains popular with the masses about our people, not only to vote for it, but to join it as members. we may be the only organization that is growing all the time. not staffed by a few members, but many. today, december 16, is the day in which the anc launched the season in 1961. in south africa, we marked the 16th as the national day of reconciliation, \. . >> our reporter is there. what can you tell us about what was said and how is he being received? >> we have seen a confident jacob zuma. he was doing what he does so well. he has the talent for waking up a room. the anc has a lot of issues to deal with and a lot of infighting. when coverage started, some delegates stood up and had issues with the president and the anc. he was cleverly told to be quiet. we are seeing some people who were booing him in the background. people are happy with this conferen
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Dec 20, 2012 5:30am PST
nigeria. hello from doha, everyone. the russian president has lashed out at the united states, saying american human rights law is hurtin relations. >> no end in sight after nearly two years of war in syria. we will meet one man who spent the last year trying to keep his family alive. the first in a president elected -- first female president elect. for 50 years, algeria has been waiting for an apology from france. the french president addressed the parliament a few hours ago. this was how the president responded to date. >> i recognize the suffering here that colonization inflicted on the algerian people. amongst these sufferings, there was a massacre in other places o f algeria. these are in the minds of the people but also of the french people. >> following that speech for us was our correspondent who explains now why president hollande avoided a more specific apology. >> it seems as though he is taking the route of truth than apologies or using the word sorry, because that would be very difficult for french people to swallow because after all suffering. these were people whose par
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Dec 21, 2012 5:30am PST
>> tribal fighting in kenya. at least 30 people are dead. hello. top stories for al jazeera. thousands of people take to the streets of egypt us second city of defence on religion and the constitution. at 1-year mandate for mali. the go-ahead for national troops. at no end, the standoff for washington. republican plans to avert a fiscal crisis fails to win back supsupport in the white house. at least 30 people have been killed in southeastern kenya. the deaths in the region are being blamed on tribal fighting between the two communities. more now from al jazeera -- nazanineazeera's moshiri. >> a victims are at least five children, five women. many people injured as well. enya's red cross says they have managed to evacuate 16 seriously injured to a town on the coast. they are still searching in the area for more victims. at the heart of this is land. this is the arid area, water is scarce. grazing land is scarce as well. the orma on the one side, her on the other side the pastor list -- the pokomo back in august and september, hundreds were injured and thousands were replaced
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Dec 28, 2012 7:00pm PST
met congressional leaders at the white house on friday to discuss a deal. he said the talks were constructive, but did issue a warning on behalf of the american people, demanding congress take action. >> america wonders why it is that in this town, for some reason, you cannot get stuff done in an organized time table, where everything has to wait till the last minute. we are now of the last minute. in the american people are not going to have any patients for a politically self-inflicted wound to our economy. >> the president said he was modestly optimistic that the january 1 deadline for the fiscal cliff could be averted, but that is contingent on a vote in the senate on a compromise bill, and that will have to get an up or down vote. there is a majority for that, with some tax increases for upper-income people. the question is what level would be acceptable to republicans. more crucial to that is, whatever the senate proposes and passes on to the house, will it be acceptable to the majority of republicans in the house, who control that body? if it is not, we may be having anoth
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Dec 31, 2012 5:30am PST
auckland at the start of 2013. the new year has already started elsewhere in the pacific. in other news, at least 10 people have been killed in a series of explosions across iraq. dozens more wounded. kirkuk was among the cities targeted. seven people have died in bombings, all thought to be from the same family. iraq's prime minister, nouri al- maliki, is saying foreign countries are instigating sectarian division. more protests are expected in anbar province. they are demanding the release of sunni prisoners. tell us more about the explosions in iraq. who was targeted? a was carrying them out? -- who was carrying them out? >> we are getting conflicting reports about who the target was. the houses were demolished because of an improvised explosive device. one house belongs to an iraqi police officer. the other two might have been used as a place where shia pilgrims rest on their journeys towards the police city of karbala -- holy city of karbala. there might be a sectarian element in these bombings. it is not confirmed yet. other reports of violence in different parts of iraq and the e
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Dec 24, 2012 5:30am PST
government in syria with full authority. but at the same time, the syrian president as well as his regime will be allowed to remain in place without any authority. again, this is unconfirmed. but already near has been a reaction from the opposition, angry reaction. we heard from the head of the syrian national coalition, the main political body in exile. the said -- will not accept any solution that would, in his words, save the regime. we want assad to leave. he will not be able to stay in power. even fighters on the ground, they tell you we will not accept anything if the president is not prosecuted for his crimes and held accountable. because the opposition, when you talk to them, they are very confident and they feel they are winning this war and it is just a matter of time. but obviously on the ground the government continues to strike back and it is striking back hard and there has been no let up in the violence. panic, chaos, anger -- this is the aftermath of what the opposition says was an air strike carried out by a syrian fighter jet. the syrian observatory for human rights as t
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Dec 25, 2012 5:30am PST
close to a holiday. >> the shooting comes over one week after adam lanza killed 20 people at a school in newtown, connecticut, sparking a debate about gun nuts. >> we not only have to get a handle on gun control, but the mental health issue. we have been turning people lose, and i think we have gone too far. there are people that need to be in institutions that are a danger to themselves or others. >> president obama has announced a task force to look into gun control, and several members of congress are planning bills for the new year. some say it should not be so easy to buy a deadly weapon, but the gun lobby has made it clear they do not intend to give up the right to bear arms but with more innocent people die in by the bullet, something will need to be done. >> the people of newtown, connecticut, are observing a somber christmas. support has been pouring in from across the world as residents come to terms with the killings. 20 children and six adults were gunned down, prompting renewed debate about gun control. police in china have rescued 89 children in a major sting against chi
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